Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes among White and Minority Youth

Title

Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes among White and Minority Youth

Year

2009

DOI

10.17848/9781441612663

Abstract

The authors examine the effects of household structure on young adults and how these effects might have contributed to the negative trends in educational and employment outcomes observed for young minorities over time.

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Download 1. Introduction (171 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Outcomes for Young Adults in Two Cohorts
  3. Household Structure and Young Adult Outcomes
  4. Other Correlates of Household Structure and Their Effects on Outcomes
  5. Conclusion

ISBN

9780880993418 (pbk.) ; 9780880993425 (cloth) ; 9781441612663 (ebook)

Subject Areas

EDUCATION; Early childhood; Childcare; K-12 Education; UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; Income support programs; Low wage labor markets

Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes among White and Minority Youth

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Hill, Carolyn J., Harry J. Holzer, and Henry Chen. 2009. Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes among White and Minority Youth. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9781441612663